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Table 2 Injection use and other characteristics of investigated primary health institutions

From: Application of propensity scores to estimate the association between government subsidy and injection use in primary health care institutions in China

Variables Mean ± SD/frequency(Percent)
Injection use
  Rational 43(34.13)
  Irrational 83(65.87)
Province
 Hubei 21(16.67)
 Liaoning 21(16.67)
 Shandong 21(16.67)
 Shanxi 21(16.67)
 Shaanxi 21(16.67)
 Sichuan 21(16.67)
Category of institutions
 Community Health Center(station) 35(27.78%)
 Township primary health institutions 91(72.22%)
Number of staff 50.17 ± 37.96
Number of outpatients and emergency patients 21885.42 ± 21955.53
Medical income (ten thousands Yuan) 643.00 ± 128.45
Examination income (ten thousands Yuan) 299.00 ± 22.94
Drug income (ten thousands Yuan) 985.83 ± 96.03
Average salary of the staff (Yuan) 2368.53 ± 683.51
  1. Note: the total number of sampled institutions was 126. For continuous and categorical variables, mean ± standard deviation and Frequency (Percent) was used, respectively.